70th Anniversary Community Concert

July 31, 2017

7:30PM

Music Academy of the West
Santa Barbara City College - La Playa Stadium
$10 general admission, $100 premiere reserved; Ages 7-17 admission is free

MUSIC ACADEMY OF THE WEST PRESENTS

NEW YORK PHILHARMONIC 
MUSIC ACADEMY FESTIVAL ORCHESTRA

BEETHOVEN SYMPHONY NO. 9 “ODE TO JOY”

Over 7,000 $10 and free tickets will be offered to enjoy the New York Philharmonic at Santa Barbara City College’s La Playa Stadium. The historic concert will mark Alan Gilbert’s final appearance as New York Philharmonic Music Director.

Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony will feature Music Academy superstar alumni soprano Susanna Phillips (‘02,’03) and mezzo-soprano Sasha Cooke (’02), joined by tenor Joe Kaiser, bass Morris Robinson, and the Los Angeles Master Chorale in the iconic “Ode to Joy,” closing with a stunning fireworks display over the ocean.

PROGRAM

GABRIELA LENA FRANK Three Latin-American Dances for Orchestra
BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 9, “Ode to Joy”

There will be fireworks after the show at 9:15 PM.

70th Anniversary Community Concert

721 Cliff Dr.
Santa Barbara, CA 93109

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